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Ben, inspiring us all everyday.  Thank you Ben for being such an amazing part of the Verve family.

The Soul of an athlete can change the game…the heart of an athlete can change the world – FBG6

Fight Gone Bad is a worldwide annual fundraiser in the CrossFit community that has reached it's 6th year.  This Saturday the 17th, the whole world will throw down for three great causes; The Special Operations Warrior Foundation which was founded in 1980 to provide support and assistance to the U.S. Armed Forces special operations community.  The Infant Swimming Resource® and CrossFit® Kids who are working together to teach children water survival skills that will help them “Prepare for the Unexpected”. And Camp Patriot is a non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation that exists to take Disabled U.S. Veterans on outdoor adventures.

So far this year there are 1051 affiliates participating, 13,737 people participating and over $1,701,479 raise for the above causes.  If you would like to join us in some fight gone bad pain sign up on MBO.  If you would like to donate check out the website here.  Join us this Saturday at our normal class hours (9am and 10am) for the fight of your life! 

Comments

  1. bill :

    I saw ben busting out rope climbs the other day, it was BA! And I want to thank whoever put the fat pullup bar back to a usable location, I love that thing.

  2. tiff :

    I love working out with Ben! He’s always so positive and a go getter. Such a great force in our gym. Keep it up Ben!

  3. Ali :

    Hey Guys! Emerfit in Fort Collins is having another competition. I did this last year and it was a blast! It is pretty laid back and fun:) It’s only 1 day with a live band and bbq at the end. Here is the link…
    http://www.emerfit.com/blog/2011/09/15/2011-emerfit-games-registration-now-open/
    I am already signed up along with the Watson’s and Robyn:)

  4. Mas :

    Steps on how to register for the Fall Rowing Challenge.
    #1: Go to Concept2 online logbook
    http://www.concept2.com/sranking03/log_start.asp?p=/sranking03/log.asp
    #2: Click on the “Register” link on the left side of the screen
    #3: Fill out the profile with your information, including email, username and password. At the bottom of the screen, you will see “Affiliation” Please, do not put any thing in this box or try and find Verve in the drop down list below the box.
    #4: Click “Submit” at the bottom of the profile page
    #5: Once you have created a logbook, click on the “Teams” link on the upper right hand side of the screen.
    #6: Scroll down until you see a part that says “Join a team.” Use the drop down menu to select “CrossFit Verve” and then hit “Select team.”
    #7: You will be prompted to be sure that this is the team you would like to join. If it is please hit “Join Team”
    Congratulations, you are now part of the rowing powerhouse called Verve! But you are not done!
    #8: Scroll down the screen and you will see team challenge. Highlighted in yellow is where you have to confirm that you want to partake in the Fall Team Challenge. Click on the link given. Then a pretty anti-climactic screen will show up telling you that you have joined the challenge. Now go out there and row your fannies off!!
    You are responsible to go online everyday that you row and record your meters or they will not count. You can record if the meters were part of your warm up or part of a WOD in the comments section. Do not worry about putting the time down unless the meters were for time. This is going to be fun! Let’s see if we can get well over 200,000 meters in a months’ time.
    If you have any questions or are having trouble signing up for the challenge, please email Mas at mas@crossfitverve.com

  5. Matt :

    Ben, you’re the man! Keep up the good work. Donate… FGB…

  6. Nancy Hertzog :

    Go Ben. It’s Nancy (Courtney’s friend) in Coronado….. You look amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. robyn :

    Ben, You are an inspiration every time I see you at the gym, working your butt off like the rest of us. Keep up the amazing work!

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